As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.
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Ford has unveiled the next-generation 2018 Fiesta subcompact, which will be offered in a new crossover-like "Active" version. The new Fiesta was unveiled at an event in Cologne, Germany, which included the reveal of four versions, the Fiesta Titanium, the high-performance Fiesta ST , the upscale Fiesta Vignale and the Fiesta Active.
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Ford is getting ready to jump into the hot compact SUV segment with its 2018 EcoSport - an SUV that Ford says is for "those who want space-saving convenience and SUV capability." The EcoSport is already sold in other markets around the world, but Ford is giving the US-spec version a slight facelift.
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Ford has confirmed that it will bring an updated version of the subcompact EcoSport crossover to the U.S. The updated crossover is going to be revealed next week, a few days before it debuts at the 2016 LA Auto Show.
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The number of driver-assist safety technologies in vehicles today has grown significantly from the simple blind spot detecting systems and now we have systems, like adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane departure warning with land-keeping assist and rear cross-traffic alert. Ford has announced that it is developing even more driver-assist technologies.
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Sales of the Ford Mustang dropped 32 percent last month, which allowed the Chevy Camaro to overtake it for the first time in nearly two years. Sales of the Mustang have dropped off so significantly that Ford has now idled the Flat Rock, Michigan plant that produces the Mustang for a month, until October 17.
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Donald Trump's attacks on Ford in his latest campaign have sparked fights between the automaker and the presidential candidate. If you haven't seen the news, Trump claims that Ford is going to move jobs from the U.S. to Mexico in its latest campaign. Ford has continued to fire back at Trump's claims, by claiming that it is actually investing more in the United States, which will include new production in Michigan.
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Ford has announced the performance specs for the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor, which is powered by a 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine that generates 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.5L V6 is mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
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The pricing for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been released, with the new F-150 Raptor SuperCab starting at $49,520 and the four-door SuperCrew priced at $52,505.
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Ford has announced that the 306-hp Focus RS is now arriving at showrooms in the U.S. with a starting price of $36,605. The 2016 Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder that generates a nice 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.
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The 2017 Ford F-150 is getting a new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 that generates 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, a gain of 10 hp and 50 lb.-ft. from the previous 3.5L EcoBoost engine. With 470 lb-ft. of torque, the 3.5L EcoBoost beats all diesel- and gasoline-powered rivals.
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Ford has released more details about the new F-150 Raptor, which will feature six terrain driving modes: Normal, Sport, Weather, Mud/ Sand, Baja and Rock Crawl.
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The 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport is definitely going to pack a punch from its turbocharged 2.7L V6. Ford has announced that not only will the Fusion Sport have 325 horsepower, but it's V6 will generate a nice 380 lb-ft. of torque.
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Ford has announced the specs for the updated 2017 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid, which now has a longer driving range than the 2016 model. With a total driving range of 610 miles, the 2017 Fusion Energi can now travel further than any other plug-in hybrid on the market.
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Ford has announced that it is the only automaker to offer an available factory-installed strobe warning LED light kit, which is now available to F-150 fleet customers for the first time. The strobe light kit is designed for use by utility, road construction and municipal crews that need enhanced vehicle visibility while working on-site to warn motorists and others that workers.
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Ford has confirmed that it is working on a 200-mile range electric car that will compete withe Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. During an earnings call, Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed that the automaker wants to be "among the leaders or in a leadership position" when it comes to electric cars.
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Last year Ford sold 110,000 Mustangs globally, which according to IHS Automotive, makes the Mustang the best-selling Sports Coupe in the world. 2015 was the first year that the Mustang was available worldwide and buyers responded with their checkbooks.
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With all the news about the 200-mile range Tesla Model 3 and upcoming Chevy Bolt, will anyone care that the 2017 Focus Electric will be able to drive up to 100 miles on a single charge? While Nissan, Chevy and Tesla are set to end range anxiety with their upcoming 200 mile range EVs, Ford feels that the upgraded 2017 Focus Electric will be enough to win over buyers.
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If you want to get your hands on the all-new Ford GT, you'll be out of luck if you think it will be as easy as walking into your local dealership. Instead Ford has started taking applications from potential buyers at at FordGT.com.
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Ford has unveiled the updates to the 2017 Shelby GT350 Mustang, which is getting a standard Track package and more color options.
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Ford has already unveiled the updated 2017 Fusion, but one piece of new technology wasn't announced when the new Fusion debuted earlier this year. Ford has announced that the 2017 Fusion will be available with adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology to help make that annoying commute a little better.
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Ford has announced plans to build a limited run of 300 Ford F-150 MVP edition trucks at Kansas City Assembly Plant. The F-150 MVP edition salutes Kansas City's world championship.
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Ford has unveiled a hotter version of the Fiesta ST, the Fiesta ST200, which is debuting this week at the Geneva Motor Show. It's 197-hp matches the Fiesta ST, but thanks to an overboost function, the horsepower rating climbs to 212, making the Fiesta ST200 the "most powerful production Fiesta ever."
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Ford expects the love affair with SUVs to continue into the next decade, so Ford has announced plans to introduce four new SUV models by 2020. Ford sees increased demand from millennials that are starting families and the 80 million aging baby boomers that continue to prefer SUVs.
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Ford has unveiled the new Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package, which will be available on the 2017 Explorer. The addition of the package expands Explorer offerings to six models, which includes the base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the Platinum edition models.
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The awesome 2016 Ford Focus RS is now on its way to dealers, since production has kicked off at Ford's plant in Saarlouis, Germany. The 350-hp Focus RS will officially start rolling into showrooms this spring.
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Lincoln has unveiled the 2017 Continental at the Detroit Auto Show. As the replacement for the MKS sedan, Lincoln decided to bring back the iconic badge for its flagship sedan.
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Last year at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor and now this year, Ford has revealed the SuperCrew version of the insane off-road pickup.
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Ford has revealed the updated 2017 Ford Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to its restyled exterior, the 2017 Fusion also introduces a new V6 Sport model that packs 325 horsepower.
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Next week we'll get to see the 2017 Lincoln Continental debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but a very blurry image of the new sedan has surfaced now.
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If you're lucky enough to get a chance to attend the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next month, you might be happy to hear that Ford is going to be giving away limited edition, build-it-yourself Ford GT snap kits at the show. The Revell-built Ford GT model snap kits will be given to kids that visit the Ford stand.
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Ford has announced plans to invest an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, which includes the introduction of 13 new electrified models. The investment is Ford's largest-ever electrified vehicle investment in a five-year period.
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Last year Chevrolet introduced the world class C7 Corvette Stingray while also creating the most track-focused muscle car of all time: the Camaro Z/28. Over at Dodge, a hydrogen bomb was lobbed into the horsepower wars with the introduction of the 707-hp Challenger Hellcat. Mopar fans looking for a bit more style and a few more cylinders, there's good news as the sinister Viper is still available. Meanwhile at Ford, a pair of ST hot hatches are redefining front-wheel drive performance. But that's not the biggest news coming out of Dearborn. No, this year an automotive icon is being born anew: the Ford Mustang.
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Lincoln is updating the MKZ sedan for the 2017 model year with styling updates, more technology and a new 400-hp 3.0L V6 that replaces the current 3.7L V6.
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Ford has unveiled the updated 2017 Escape crossover, which is debuting this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On the outside the 2017 Escape borrows many styling cues from the larger Edge, while two new engines and a long list of new tech features are sure to keep the Escape competitive with rivals, like the CR-V and Rogue.
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With the compact crossover market red-hot right now, it makes sense that Lincoln chose this segment for its next premium import fighter. Keeping with current Lincoln tradition, the MKC is based on a Ford platform, the Escape in this case.
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Ford has released more info about the highly anticipated 2016 Focus RS that is scheduled to enter production later this year. With 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque on tap, the Focus RS is ready to take on models like the VW Golf R, Subaru WRX STI and Honda Civic Type R.
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Lincoln Marketing Manager Imran Jalal has confirmed that the 2017 Lincoln Continental is going to debut in January at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Earlier this year, Lincoln released a concept version of the new Continental, but Jahal has confirmed even more information about Lincoln's new big sedan.
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Ford has unveiled the all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty, which it says is "the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever." The big news is that the new F-Series Super Duty now has an all-new high-strength steel frame, that's wrapped in a new aluminum-alloy body.
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Ford is going to auction a special one-of-a-kind 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang on Saturday, September 26 with the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. The custom Mustang will be auctioned off at the Cattle Baron's Ball Auction.
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